Area business owners gather in Cornelius

  Kyle O’Brien is Executive Vice President of Sales for yogurt company Chobani – he addressed lake area business owners in Cornelius yesterday and spoke with WSIC after the presentation. (AUDIO).“We were not a big company when we started so don’t give up the fight. Umm run while those around you walk, you do that […]

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Approved zoning for a Langtree Road property

Iredell Commissioners approved releasing control of zoning for a Langtree Road property to the Town of Mooresville last night. Developer Rick Howard describes why that’s needed for his housing project. (AUDIO)“The county does not have the proper zoning in place to utilize water, sewer, curb and guttering, that’s not a bad thing its just because […]

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Clerk of court warns of phone scam

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC – It appears that scammers are again impersonating (so to speak) local law enforcement and court officials to get personal information from citizens in Iredell County and other counties in North Carolina. Iredell County Clerk of Superior Court Jim Mixson reports that in the latest scam, that on May 4, 2015 […]

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SPD seeks to ID suspects in battery theft

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Friday, April 24th around 5:00 P.M., Statesville Police responded to a report of shoplifting at Walmart that had occurred about an hour earlier. Officers were told that a white male had entered the store around 3:30 P.M. and was wearing camouflage pants and a camouflage hat. This male subject then […]

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Mayor Kutteh signs proclamation

Statesville Mayor Costi Kutteh has signed a proclamation designating Saturday as Corneli de Lange Syndrome awareness day. CdLS is a genetic syndrome without a cure, affecting physical and cognitive development. The credit for this year’s awareness day goes to Statesville residents Scott and Margaret Sloan whose thirteen-year-old son Gabe has CdLS. He barely weighs fifty […]

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Continued talks on supplemental pay for principals

The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education continued its discussion about supplemental pay for principals last night. Board member Martin Page recently called for more structure in determining the local amount added to what these employees receive from the state. Four principals addressed the board – their message was that they love their jobs, and put […]

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City of Statesville proposing two cent tax increase

The City of Statesville is proposing a two cent increase to the property tax rate. City Manager Larry Pressley outlined a nearly half-million dollar budget shortfall at last night’s meeting. (AUDIO)”We have had a lost of three-hundred seventy-five thousand dollars in revenue due to the state eliminating the privilege license tax. The other concern… There […]

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Drug charges issued following traffic stop

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on May-01-2015 Lt. C.L. Stone of the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team conducted a traffic stop on a 1997 Chevrolet Lumina on N. Center St. due to the registration plate displayed being fictitious. Stone spoke to the driver, Ricky L. Frenette, 50, of Mooresville, and advised him of the […]

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Top headlines: Judge rules Rowan prayer un-constitutional, life sentence issued, officer recovering

Rowan Prayers ruled un-constitutional A federal judge ruled today (Monday) that Rowan County Commissioners were violating the constitution when they offered prayers in the name of Jesus. The ruling from US District Judge James Beaty took issue with the practice of only having Commissioners provide the prayers and directing citizens to stand and pray as […]

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Life sentence issued in Statesville courtroom

PRESS RELEASE STATESVILLE, N.C. – Today, a federal judge sentenced Martin Martinez Saldana, 44, of West Jefferson, N.C., to life in prison on conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a short-barreled shotgun charges, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. […]

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